Advocate-General advises the CJEU on interpretation of the technical function exception to design protection

By Palmer W.

Abstract

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf (Germany) lodged on 15 July 2016 —DOCERAM GmbH v CeramTec GmbH (Case C-395/16)Advocate-General Saugmandsgaard ØE has advised the CJEU to interpret Article 8(1) of Council Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 as excluding from design protection features of a product adopted exclusively to …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice